Clams and oyesters are both bivalves, which is a class of mollusks. A primary difference between oysters and clams is that clams move around and oyesters stay attached to one spot, except for the first few weeks of its life.
Just to clarify, there is no precise definition of ‘oyster’ or ‘clam’ since neither is a scientific term. ‘Clam’ may refer to all the bivalve mollusks, or just the ones that can burrow or swim and migrate. Or it can just mean a few edible species. ‘Oyster’ may refer to true oysters (bivalves in the family Ostreidae), which includes the edible ones. There are also pearl oysters, which are in a different family, and are valued for being able to produce gem-quality pearls. And there some other mollusks called oysters because of physical resemblance or noticeable pearls.
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